a journal of a voyage round the world, undertaken and carried out in the ship “Joseph Conrad”, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn.
by Alan Villiers
Seafarer Books, 2006.
new edition with foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston of this sailing ship classic.
a history of the services of the London Steamboat Company and its successors, the General Steam Navigation Co., the Palace, and Belle steamers, and other companies that worked the Thames and Medway in the 19th and first half of the 20th century.
also includes a chapter on the paddle tugs of the famous firm of William Watkins.